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PBS
Nov 4, 2012 12:30pm PST
-- how will it play in the polling place? jeep jobs in china flap. >> sold chrysler to italians who are going to build jeeps in china. >> an outrageous lie. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> we thought this is going to be a special preelection broadcast, that all we would have to do is handicapped the election. then along came hurricane sandy. in politics, a wise man told me once that you can never see around t corner. i don't want to minimize the tragic human dimensions of this giant storm and its aftermath, but this is a political program and the election is next tuesday, so here goes. we start with new jersey gov. christie prior to hurricane sandy. >> send you back to chicago -- give you the plane trip back to chicago you have earned. i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and compassion for the people of our state. >> he has put his heart and soul into making sure that the people ofew jersey bounce back stronger than before. >> for the past several days, voters have seen the president on tv, at the white house, the red cro
PBS
Nov 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
: chrysler has said it has no plans to move the jobs. the romney campaign insists it's standing by its claim. there promised to be much more battling over economic policy, with the race in a dead heat and going down to the wire. we look now at the jobs picture with two economists with ties to the presidential candidates: john taylor of stanford university and the hoover institution. he advises the romney campaign on economic issues. and austan goolsbee of the university of chicago's booth school of busins. he served as president obama's chairman of the council of economic advisers until last year. to the extent mob set aside the rhetoric of the campaign if you can for a moment, tell us about the bigger picture. what strikes you most, what worries you most about the jobs picture now and in the coming years? >> well, i would say any reputable economist says every month don't just take any one month numbers, try to take a step back and look at the trend that's far more cura in this. i think if you look at the trend the overall job creation has been relatively solid for the last three mont
PBS
Nov 1, 2012 4:30pm PDT
the month. chrysler was up 10%, led by its ram pickup truck. toyota's sales were up 16%, while honda gained about half that. also from ford today, some management news that looks like a succession plan. mark fields was tapped to be chief operating officer, a move seen as steering him to eventually take the wheel from ford c.e.o. alan mulally. diane eastabrook reports. >> reporter: as chief operating officer, 51-year-old mark fields will run the day-to-day operations at ford, and will also be in charge of weekly business review meetings. 67-year-old alan mulally will remain c.e.o. through 2014, focusing on global products and the long-term strategy of the company. fields, a 23-year ford veteran, was handpicked by chairman bill ford seven years ago to run the company's north american operations. he's overseen successful product launches, and in the third quarter, helped ford tally 12% profit margins in north america. morningstar auto analyst david whiston says, at this point, the c.e.o. post is really fields to lose. >> the biggest thing is just to keep all the great positive mom
PBS
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
. the ads assert general motors and chrysler are adding jobs in china at the expense of workers in ohio. both g.m. and chrysler have protested. but the romney campaign insists the facts in the ads are accurate. syrian government forces stepped up widespread air assaults on opposition strongholds today, anti-government activists said, after a holiday ceasefire fell apart. amateur video showed mig fighter jets strike near a mosque on the outskirts of damascus. warplanes also pounded the north, in towns including dair al zour. two days of bombing have left at least 185 people dead. meanwhile, u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton called for a shakeup of the syrian opposition in its bid to oust president assad. she said it should include people who've been fighting on the front lines, not just activists who've lived outside of syria for decades. in china, a government think tank urged leadership to end the country's one-child policy. it recommends each family be allowed to have two children by 2015, and by 2020 all limits be dropped. the one-child policy was introduced in 1980 to help cur
PBS
Oct 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. it saved-- it saved more than a million jobs, and not just at gm, chrysler and their dealerships, but in auto parts manufacturing all over the country. >> reporter: today the lords town plant churns out the chevrolet cruz, the country's best selling compaq car, to meet demands it's gone from one shift a day to three, and round-the-clock production. dave green is president of the local united auto workers union. >> but the whole economy will benefit from this because our parts suppliers, the people who work there are out shopping at the stores, they are paying tacks, you know, they're investing in their community. >> reporter: the auto industry employs one out of every eight workers in the state. youngstown is the largest city in the region and reaped many of the benefits. it's not just auto breathing new life into northeast ohio. in youngstown, the once declining steel industry has come back. and the evidence is french-owned bn m-star which makes field tube force natural gas drilling. the company chose youngstown for its $1 billion expansion. you might not think of ohio as an energy p
Search Results 0 to 7 of about 8 (some duplicates have been removed)